Hoya Hindu Rope Variegated
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Hoya compacta variegata and its overarching “Hoya compacta” species go by many different names — Hoya carnosa compacta, wax plant, porcelain plant, Hindu rope plant — but it is always the same, beautiful plant. With waxy, curled leaves with a variegated pattern of green and white (or whitish-pink) lining twisting, rope-like vines that can reach up to twenty feet, this plant is known for having an appearance that is so perfect that many mistake it for a fake one.
Hailing from south India, this half-succulent, half air-plant specimen can hold water in its leaves and grows tiny, sweet-smelling, star-shaped flowers every spring and summer. It can live both indoors and outdoors for several decades with the proper care -- which, luckily, is not much care at all.
Although it can survive in lower-lit environments, Hoya compacta variegata thrives in bright, indirect sunlight. It requires little fertilizer and should only be watered when it is almost completely dry, making it a good choice for even novice gardeners.
Unlike some other houseplants, it is non-toxic, and is safe to keep around children and animals.
At A Glance:
- Light: Bright, indirect light
- Temperature: 70°F and higher during the day, 60-65°F at night
- Humidity: Medium-High: 40-60%
- Water: Allow the top 2-3 inches of soil dry completely between waterings. When watering, water abundantly, until the water drains out of the holes in the bottom of the pot.
- Pet Friendly: Yes
We ship from Los Angeles, and we only ship within the United States. We do not ship to Hawaii / Canada / International. We typically ship on Mondays or Tuesdays to avoid plants being stuck in transit over the weekends, but we may sometimes ship later in the week depending on order volume. With that said, we cannot guarantee or control delivery time. If delivery time is a concern, please opt for upgraded shipping.
We take great care when packaging and preparing your plants for shipment. They'll be shipped either in a nursery pot in soil or sphagnum moss, or shipped bare root wrapped in sphagnum moss or other damp material to retain moisture. We also add poly-fil around the plant for padding, then wrap it in bubble wrap, and finally add packing peanuts for extra cushion to ensure a safe and clean transport.
We also offer local pick-up if you're in the Los Angeles area.